Ep. 159: How to Measure Client Meeting Quality with Jim Callan, Econiq

Come on in and sit back relax, you’re listening to Episode 159 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group Consulting and this podcast features interviews, news and analysis on the trends and best practices all around Wealth Management Technology. Our topic this month is Advisor Experience. We’re talking […]

Ep. 143: May News: Twenty Terrific Takeaways from the T3 Conference

Hey, come on in. Welcome. Sit back and relax. You’re listening to our May News for the WealthToday podcast. I’m your host Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group consulting. And our May News this month is all about the T3 conference, held May 2-4 outside of Dallas, Texas, a city that I love to visit, […]

Ep. 140: Automating Advisor Workflows with Anand Sheth, Pulse360

Come on in, sit back and relax, you’re listening to episode 140 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group Consulting, and this podcast features interviews, news, and analysis on the trends and best practices all around wealth management technology. Our theme for this month is startups, we went […]

Ep. 138: Orion Advisor Buys Redtail Technology with Kristen Schmidt

This is a bonus episode that we recorded after the news dropped today about Orion Advisor buying Redtail Technology.  With no preparation and at great personal expense, Kristen Schmidt and I had a discussion about the ramifications of this deal for customers, partners and competitors.  We also covered messaging from Redtail, current CRM market share, […]

How to Build an RIA Tech Stack That Gets Results

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There’s no right or wrong way to build a tech stack. What matters is whether it helps your business grow or not.  We’ve worked with hundreds of wealth management firms and while there’s a lot of overlap, there’s still a lot of differences, especially around how each application is used, which part of the workflow […]

Ep. 113: Building a Seamless Tech Stack with Jeff Haines, Thrivent Advisor Network

“In the independent RIA space, there’s a great opportunity to provide a community for advisors. I know a lot of advisors that go independent miss the community that goes along with being part of a larger organization. And I know there’s been a lot of platforms over the years that have built and strengthened their […]

Why Every Wealth Management Firm Needs A Chief Data Officer

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” ― Daniel Keys Moran, American computer programmer and science fiction writer In Moran’s book The Long Run (1989), he presciently described the civilization-changing impact that a ubiquitously available Internet would bring to society. He introduced the concept of Internet addiction disorder, which […]

Ep. 97: When One Door Closes, Another Opens – May WealthTech News Roundup

Alexander Graham Bell made the famous announcement, “When one door closes, another opens.” While this may seem quaintly optimistic, many world-famous scientists and entrepreneurs who struggled through years or decades of failure have spoken about learning from their mistakes to reach success. Bell himself had many failures and setbacks in both his career and private […]